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ZIP Code 24020

Primary City:Roanoke, VA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Roanoke City
Timezone: Eastern (9:50am)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.36, -79.94
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24020

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24020. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 24020. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24020, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Roanoke, VA
Hollins Clg, Hollins College

Stats and Demographics for the 24020 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24020 is located in south Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 24020 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24020 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 455
Population Density 1,663 people per sq mi
Housing Units 34
Land Area 0.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 30

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 41 9%
 Female 414 91%


 White 357 78.5%
 Black Or African American 48 10.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 29 6.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.4%
 Other Race 4 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 15 3.3%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8 27%
 Single Guardian 6 20%
 Singles 14 47%
 Singles With Roommate 2 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 21 70%
 Households with Kids 9 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24020 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 24020 were primarily built in the 2000s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 53 12%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 402 88%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 85%
 Households Vacant 4 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 25%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 24020 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 24020 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 24020 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 24020 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 53 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 75%
 No Earnings 42 11%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 53 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 75%
 No Earnings 42 11%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 64 38%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 76 45%
 Worked at Home 29 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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